Vermont becomes America's first 'suicide tourism' state

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Published May 02, 2023
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Policy Leaning Analysis

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 8% Conservative:

  • 2 negative sentiments for Assisted Suicide


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 6% Positive and bias score of 6% Conservative:

2 positive sentiments for Phil Scott


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Sentiments

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8% Republican Gov Phil Scott signed the bill that removes the residency requirement for the decades-old law"
0% The removal of the Vermont residency requirement signed into law by Republican Gov Phil Scott opens the door to a concept known as 'suicide ..."
-4% "ComVermont became the first state in the US on Tuesday to remove a requirement that anyone seeking assisted suicide there be a resident of ..."
-4% "The removal of the Vermont residency requirement signed into law by Republican Gov Phil Scott opens the door to a concept known as 'suicide ..."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

48% : ComVermont became the first state in the US on Tuesday to remove a requirement that anyone seeking assisted suicide there be a resident of the state.
48% : The removal of the Vermont residency requirement signed into law by Republican Gov Phil Scott opens the door to a concept known as 'suicide tourism', which involves traveling to a jurisdiction where assisted suicide is legal.

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